Growing a Therapist / Edition 1

Growing a Therapist / Edition 1

by Jeffrey A. Kottler
     
 

In his poignant memoir therapist, teacher, and writer Jeffrey Kottler discloses how he triumphed over a troubled childhood to become a highly respected therapist who wrestles with the same issues as his clients. By focusing on the wisdom gained from his life-long journey of self-healing, he reveals how his experiences have made him better able to practice the art and… See more details below

Overview

In his poignant memoir therapist, teacher, and writer Jeffrey Kottler discloses how he triumphed over a troubled childhood to become a highly respected therapist who wrestles with the same issues as his clients. By focusing on the wisdom gained from his life-long journey of self-healing, he reveals how his experiences have made him better able to practice the art and science of helping others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900787900495
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/09/1995
Series:
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Edition description:
1st
Pages:
215

Table of Contents

Lost Child
1. Never Enough to Good Enough
2. Hiking the Narrows
3. Recruited as a Child
4. Reliving My Past
Skeptical Student
5. Alone in the Dark
6. Feeling Useful
7. The Absurdity of What I Do
Vulnerable Beginner
8. The Ones Who Got Away
9. Drawing on My Pain
Compulsive Father
10. Compulsive Father, Inadequate Son
11. Not So Alone After All
Imperfect Therapist
12. Obsessed with Failure
13. My Life in Every Session
14. On Being a Hypocrite
15. What Haunts Me
Perfectionistic Teacher
16. Between LegAnds and Lies
17. What I Should Have Done
18. Found Wanting
19. Sharing What I Know
Confident Helper
20. Your Zipper Is Open
21. One Hundred Lives
22. What Has Moved Me
A Work in Progress
23. Finding a Voice
24. Healing Myself
25. Therapist as Travel Agent
26. Taking Care of Myself

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